Urinary Bladder Overactivity

Urinary bladder overactivity results in the frequent urge to urinate along with urinary incontinence. It also has a psychological effect and influences your social life by causing embarrassment and isolation. Behavioral modifications like diet, periodic emptying of the bladder, and strengthening pelvic floor muscles for bladder holding activity help manage overactive bladder.

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Will Trospium intake likely to cause uretheral discomfort?

Query: Hello doctor, I began having frequent urination, and sometimes urinating every half an hour. I consulted my doctor and UTI was ruled out. I consulted a urologist and she did an abdominal and pelvic CT scan and no structural abnormalities were found. No cystoscopy was performed. She diagnosed me as...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been diagnosed as OAB (overactive bladder) since you had lower urinary tract storage symptoms. You need one USG KUB (ultrasound of kidney, ureter and bladder) and PVR (post-void residue) to look for post-void residual urine. You need to undergo uroflowmetry...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, I do not have a UTI. A test was done to check my kidney function and diabetes. I have the urge to urinate for the past one month. I urinate more in the morning, and it gets decreased during the day and at night time. I have muscle aches on the thighs, arms, and back. I have bloating and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). If your tests have ruled out urinary infection, you may have an overactive bladder. Take a moderate amount of fluids throughout the day. Do not take a large amount of liquid at a time. ...  Read Full »

Will antidepressants cause overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past five days, my mother is having a urine retention problem. Last year she took medicine for an overactive bladder problem for almost six months and stopped it. Last year she had the same issue. She took Bladmir 50 and Soliten 5 mg for overactive bladder. She also took Doxy-1 L...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms and treatment which you have mentioned are not matching. Overactive bladder person has increased frequency to pass urine, and for them, Bladmir (Mirabegron) will be useful. If your mother has problems emptying the bladder fully, that is under activity of...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you take table...  Read Full »

Why do I have the urge to urinate frequently?

Query: Hi doctor, I am worried about my urge to urinate frequently, which is atleast twice in 20 minutes. I have held pee many times previously as I got pleasure doing that. But now, it has led to urine urgency. What could be the reason for my urge to urinate, and what could be done to stop this? Ple...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) I suspect you have a condition called the overactive bladder in which there will be frequent and sudden urges to urinate even when the bladder is a little or half-filled. 2) I suggest you get an ultrasound abdomen with PVR (post-void residual) urine test a...  Read Full »

I have constant irritation in my bladder due to weak detrusor muscle. Kindly help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been told that I have a weak detrusor muscle and an overactive bladder. I feel constant irritation in the bladder and sometimes, my lower abdomen area swells up. I had negative urine cultures, and I have been told Botox may help me, but I can only have 50 % or so strength due to...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Botox is used for overactive bladder, once oral anticholinergic medication fails to give benefit. Botox gives benefit for 6 to 9 months, so it has to be repeated after a year. There is a risk of detrusor acontractility after injection, for which you might have to use C...  Read Full »

I have a urine dribbling problem after urination. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have urine dripping problem after urination. I also have frequent urination. I have uploaded all test reports. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All your reports are fine. Probably, you are having overactive bladder. It can only be diagnosed by urodynamics bladder pressure study. It is better to get it done before starting the tr...  Read Full »

What causes frequent and urgent urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male, and my height is 6’2 feet, and I weigh 225 lbs. Currently, I am taking tablet Oxybutynin 5 mg once a day. I have been dealing with issues of frequent urination for the past seven months. The doctor told me to try behavioral changes (more bowel movements, no...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history and reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the most probable cause is overactive bladder, which causes urgency and frequency. Diagnosis can be made based on the urodynamic study. If you could do it, that will be very helpful in...  Read Full »

How do you stop urinary bladder leakage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female. I am facing an issue with my urinary bladder. Most of the times I find my underwear wet with water or urine and not with white discharge. I feel my urine gets leaked. It is not that I tend to hold onto my urine for long. Whenever I feel like urinating, I instan...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please provide more history? How long have you been having this issue now? Do you have pain with urination? How many kids to you have and were they relieved vaginally? Did you have any bladder or cervical procedure? Revert with the answers to the above questio...  Read Full »

What causes problem with urine retention?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having urine retention issues. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Weak flow, prolonged urination, incomplete emptying of the bladder, and waking up at night to pass urine are symptoms of an enlarged prostate or prostatic obstruction. After the age of 50 years prostate start to enlarge in size and causing the above-mentioned symp...  Read Full »

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